ComedyCures Laughter Summit

April 19 -April 23, 2021 
3:00 PM-5:30 PM EDT

Live Online

The 2021 Laughter Summit

The Feel Good Event of 2021!

16 Hilarious Comedians

featured throughout the week in mini comedy breaks

29 Fun & Compelling Thought Leaders

in the areas of personal joy, wellness, creativity, comedy and positive productivity

15 Dynamic Live Sessions

rich with strategies to enhance your life, relationships, performance, and wellbeing

4 Bonus Activities & Comedy Events for Sponsors & VIP Pass Holders

Join us for

5 days of live

learning and fun!

PRESENTED BY THE COMEDYCURES FOUNDATION

Each day we will dive into fun and fascinating topics with leading experts who will demonstrate their most effective strategies to increase your laughter, comedy, joy, and positive productivity in your home and work life.

Proudly supported by

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Hosted by Saranne Rothberg
Global Humor & Wellness Thought Leader

Laughter Summit Live Sessions:

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GENERAL SESSIONS & COMEDY BREAKS
3:00PM - 5:00PM EDT
Monday, April 19th
WELCOME BY
Saranne Rothberg 
How to Think Funny Everyday!

Alan Zweibel

Legendary Comedy Writer & Producer

with Saranne Rothberg

Global Humorist & Wellness Expert, Founder of The ComedyCures Foundation

Dynamic Networking
& Team Building Through Play 

Matt Weinstein 

Playfair Emperor, Author of Managing To Have Fun

Enhancing Your Marriage with Humor, Laughter & Surprise 

Steve M. Sultanoff, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist, Mirthologist, Marriage Therapist

Featuring Comedy Couples:
Tom Cotter & Kerri Louise  

and 
Al Ducharme & Bernadette Pauley 

Tuesday, April 20th
WELCOME BY
Saranne Rothberg 
Unleashing Your Inner Clown at Home and Work

Dr. Stubs aka Michael Christensen

Co-Founder of The Big Apple Circus, Father of Medical Clowning

 

Can We Still Joke Around? Using Humor As A Bridge, Not A Divider

Karith Foster

Diversity & Engagement Specialist, Author, Comedian

​Caring for Self & Others: Recharging with Laughter & Play

Allen Klein

Jollytologist, Author of The Healing Power of Humor

Featuring: 
Joyce Saltman, PhD

Professor, Humorist

*Scheduled to appear.

Wednesday, April 21st
WELCOME BY
Saranne Rothberg 
Your Laughing Brain: The Latest Research & Q&A

Dr. Lee Berk

World-Renowned Researcher 

Engaging Humor in the Workplace

Andrew Tarvin

Founder of Humor That Works, Humor Engineer 

Featuring: 

Dr. Asif Rahman, MD

Michael J. DeStefano

EY Global Alumni Leader 

Funny Mothers Share Secrets For Engaging Millions of Viewers & Building Online Communities

Dena Blizzard

Comedian, One Funny Mother, FB & YouTube Star

 

Zarna Garg 

Comedian, Funny Brown Mom, International TikTok Star

Thursday, April 22nd
WELCOME BY
Saranne Rothberg 
Finding the Fun in Aging 

Dr. Steve Wilson

Founder of The World Laughter Tour, Joyologist, Psychologist  

Featuring:

D'yan Forest

Octogenarian, Minstrel, Author

​Your Brain on Joy

Dr. Earl R. Henslin 

Pioneer in Functional & Neuro-Psychotherapy, Author

Featuring: 
Kyle Grooms

Comedian, Star of “Brain Humor” 

Navigating Challenging People with Humor, Hope & Laughter 

Rev. Susan Sparks 

Preacher, Comedian, Lawyer, Author 

Friday, April 23rd
WELCOME BY
Saranne Rothberg 
Laughter + Levity + Leadership = Success 

Paul Osincup 

Productivity Specialist, Aath President 

​Karyn Buxman

Neurohumorist, The Humor Academy Director & Co-Founder 

How to Laugh with Your Stress 

Dr. Madan Kataria 

Founder of Laughter Yoga Movement 

Featuring:
Teena Miller 

Laughter Yoga Teacher, 
3x Cancer Survivor 

 

Elizabeth Catherine Usher

Laughter Yoga Leader, Medical Miracle 

Funnier Speeches, Toasts, Tweets & Emails: Comedy Writer Shares Best Techniques

Bruce Cherry

Celebrity Ghostwriter

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4 Bonus Activities

& Comedy Events for

Sponsors and

VIP Pass Holders

30 minutes of additional fun from 5:00PM to 5:30PM EDT each day after the Live Sessions, including innovative comedy programming and experiences.

ComedyCures Comedians Scheduled to Appear:

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Admission Options:

$35 5-Day General Admission 

(Early Bird Discount before 4/14/21)

$50 5-Day General Admission 

(After 4/14/21)

 

$100 5-Day VIP Admission 

(Early Bird Discount before 4/14/21)

plus 4 bonus comedy events and recordings*

$125  5-Day VIP Admission

(After 4/14/21), including 4 bonus comedy events and recordings*

 

$250  5-Day VIP Admission Pass (ComedyCures Fan)

Including 4 bonus comedy events and recordings,* plus admission given to 2 people in need** 

$500 5-Day VIP Admission Pass (ComedyCures Friend)

Including 4 bonus comedy events and recordings,* plus admission given to 4 people in need**

$1,000 5-Day VIP Admission Pass (ComedyCures Supporter)

Including 4 bonus comedy events and recordings,* a mention in the Laughter Summit digital journal, plus admission given to 9 people in need.**

$5,000 5-Day VIP Admission Pass (ComedyCures Angel Donor, Circle of Laughter)

Including 4 bonus comedy events and recordings,* a special acknowledgement on the ComedyCures website and in The Laughter Summit digital journal, a silver Live Love Laugh pin, and a personal thank you. Plus, admission given to 30 people in need.** 

 

*Recordings will be available for 7 days online to VIP attendees.
**Please contact us if you have economic hardship and would like to attend. We have a limited supply of free admission passes to be allocated by The ComedyCures Foundation.

The ComedyCures Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Your donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The Laughter Summit has been created by Saranne Rothberg for

The ComedyCures Foundation.

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The 2021 Laughter Summit Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Gold Sponsorship Package (three): $15,000

  • Sponsor logo recognition on all major program materials

  • Live host “Thank You” recognition (once daily) 

  • Press release brand mention (time-sensitive)

  • Social media mentions before, during, and after The Laughter Summit 

  • Half-page digital journal ad

  • 90 VIP tickets ($11,250 value) to the 5-Day The Laughter Summit (each includes 4 VIP bonus comedy events and online recordings available for 7 days post-event)

  • 10 VIP tickets ($1,250 value) gifted to those in need in the merit of your organization*

  • ComedyCures “LaughLine” (1-888-HA-HA-HA-HA) Sponsorship Recognition for 1 week in 2021

  • “Finding The Funny” Sponsorship Recognition for 2 live sessions in 2021

  • One 10-minute online Comedy Performance hosted by Saranne Rothberg to be scheduled at a mutually convenient daytime and within 6 months of The Laughter Summit for your employees or clients

  • $1,000 credit towards a wellness or comedy event for employees or clients in 2021 (for a $5,000+ event). Includes a free 30-minute event consultation with Saranne

Silver Sponsorship Package: $7,500

  • Sponsor logo recognition on all major program materials

  • Live host “Thank You” recognition (once during one day of the 5-day event) 

  • Social media mention during The Laughter Summit 

  • Half-page digital journal ad

  • 40 VIP tickets ($5,000 value) to the 5-Day The Laughter Summit (each includes 4 VIP bonus comedy events and online recordings available for 7 days post-event)

  • 5 VIP tickets ($625 value) gifted to those in need in the merit of your organization*

  • ComedyCures “LaughLine” (1-888-HA-HA-HA-HA) Sponsorship Recognition for 1 weekend in 2021

  • “Finding The Funny” Sponsorship Recognition for 1 live session in 2021

  • One 10-minute online Comedy Performance hosted by Saranne Rothberg to be scheduled at a mutually convenient daytime and within 6 months of The Laughter Summit for your employees or clients

  • $750 credit towards a wellness or comedy event for employees or clients in 2021 (for a $5,000+ event). Includes a free 20-minute event consultation with Saranne

Bronze Sponsorship Package: $5,000

  • Sponsor logo recognition on The Laughter Summit event website 

  • Half-page digital journal ad

  • Social media mention during The Laughter Summit

  • 30 VIP tickets ($3,750 value) to the 5-Day The Laughter Summit (each includes 4 VIP bonus comedy events and online recordings available for 7 days post-event)

  • 3 VIP tickets ($375 value) gifted to those in need in the merit of your organization*

  • ComedyCures “LaughLine” (1-888-HA-HA-HA-HA) Sponsorship Recognition for 1 day in 2021

  • “Finding The Funny” Sponsorship Recognition for 1 live session in 2021

  • $500 credit towards a wellness or comedy event for employees or clients in 2021 (for a $5,000+ event). Includes a free 20-minute event consultation with Saranne

Small Business Laughter Summit Supporter: $1,000

  • Named as a Small Business Supporter on ComedyCures.org website 

  • Quarter-page digital journal ad

  • 6 VIP tickets ($750 value) to the 5-Day The Laughter Summit (each includes 4 VIP bonus comedy events and online recordings available for 7 days post-event)

  • 1 VIP ticket ($125 value) gifted a person in need in the merit of your organization*

  • “Finding The Funny” Sponsorship Recognition for 1 live session in 2021

Gift of Wellness

for you, your employees, clients, friends, and family.

Proudly supported by

The ComedyCures Foundation
122 E. Clinton Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670 USA

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501(c)3 Not-Profit Tax ID# 22-3661833

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